WHAT ABOUT FELT, ASPHALT, EPDM, TPO AND SINGLE PLY ROOFS?
GacoPro and GacoPro Eco may be applied to aged EPDM; TPO & Single Ply roofs but may require the use of a primer. To verify adhesion, use the GacoPro Adhesion Test Kit, which provides results in just 24 hours. If the test reflects poor adhesion, prime all surfaces with Gaco 5320 Primer according to label directions. Call for more information and specific recommendations.
DOES GACOPRO AND GACOPRO ECO SAVE ON ENERGY?
IS THERE A DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE WHITE AND GREY COLOUR OPTIONS?
GACOPRO AND GACOPRO ECO ARE PERFECT FOR FLAT ROOFS BUT CAN I USE THEM ON MY PITCHED ROOFS?
DOES GACOPRO AND GACOPRO ECO HAVE CERTIFCATES?
Yes, GacoPro and GacoPro Eco has certificates and have been tested thoroughly.
WHAT TEMPERATURES / CONDITIONS ARE REQUIRED TO APPLY GACOPRO AND GACOPRO ECO?
GacoPro can be applied to clean dry surfaces in a wide temperature range. From 0c up to 48c (32-120 degrees F). 0 c degrees roof surface temperature. Do not apply below or outside those values. Contact us for more information about GacoPro Eco.
WHAT IS THE BEST WAY TO APPLY GACOPRO AND GACOPRO ON FLAT ROOFS, CORRUGATED STEEL AND ASBESTOS ROOFS?
IF IT RAINS ON TOP OF MY RECENTLY APPLIED GACOPRO AND GACOPRO ECO ROOFING MATERIAL WHAT HAPPENS?
HOW DO I DEAL WITH CRACKS AND HOLES ON ASPHALT, FELT ETC BEFORE APPLYING GACOPRO AND GACOPRO ECO?
CAN A ROOF COATED WITH GACOPRO OR GACOPRO ECO BE PAINTED OVER?
Given the fact that GacoPro is a Silicone material, it is not possible to overpaint with anything except a new coat of GacoPro. Note: If GacoPro white reflective finish is used, over 85% of the sun's damaging heat and UV rays will be deflected away so overpainting with traditional silver paint etc will not be necessary.
HOW DO YOU USE GACOPRO ON REPLACEMENT FLAT ROOF SHEETED WITH NEW WPB PLYWOOD?
WHEN USING OTHER LIQUID APPLIED ROOFING MATERIALS, I'VE ALWAYS USED MESH AND PRIMERS, WHY IS NOT REQUIRED WITH GACOPRO FLA ROOFING SYSTEM?
GacoPro is applied without mesh / fleece or primer directly to virtually all clean dry weathered / aged roof substrates. It stays strong, yet flexible. Although its not essential some contractors opt to use a fleece, scrim etc if working on very difficult surfaces.
I HAVE A LARGE FLAT ROOF COVERED WITH FELT. MOST OF IT IS IN REASONABLE CONDITION BUT WATER LODGES REGULARLY IN SEVERAL PLACES WHERE LEAKS ACCUR, AND WHILE ROOF REPLACEMENT WAS RECOMMENDED IT IS NOT A VIABLE OPTION RIGHT NOW, WILL GACOPRO AND GACOPRO ECO PROLONG THE LIFE OF THE ROOF?
WHERE CAN I FIND AND APPROVED APPLICATOR?
Please get in touch with us via our Contact Us page. Make sure you enter your full name and contact number and we will contact you with the relevant contractor(s).
WHO DO I CONTACT FOR TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE?
Please get in touch with us via our Contact Us page and we will have one of our technical advisors contact you without delay.
I AM A ROOFING BUSINESS; HOW DO I BECOME AN APPROVED APLLICATOR FOR GACO ROOFING SYSTEMS?
CAN GACOPRO AND GACOPRO ECO BE APPLIED TO A STEEL ROOF WHICH HAS SURFACE RUST?
ARE THE GACO SYSTEMS SUITABLE AS A WATERPROOFER / ENCAPSULATOR FOR OLD CORRUGATED ASBESTOS ROOFS?
Yes, but proper cleaning and preparation must be carried out first. Depending on where you are located, local juristictions, rules, by-laws etc, special arrangements for the proper containment and disposal of contaminated run off etc must be in place. There are specialist contractors out there who can do a thorough job while following all the regulations and we can provide their details if required. Obviously, any work carried out on asbestos roofs requires the utmost care and attention to all health & safety matters.So, assuming proper cleaning done, GacoPro AND GacoPro Eco will bond extremely well to asbestos.
CAN I BUY GACOPRO OR GACOPRO ECO ONLINE?
HOW LONG DOES GACOPRO AND GACOPRO ECO TAKE TO DRY?
GacoPro is moisture cured and drying times can vary. Curing is faster on warm humid days (not dry). As a general guide, apply first coat on day one and second coat on day two. Contact us for more information.
HOW MANY SQUARE METERS CAN BE COATED IN A DAY?
A few hundred square meters can easily be applied in a day by a small crew making GacoPro and GacoPro the fastest liquid applied roofing systems on the market.